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Cagle: Not interested in new gun law

Posted: 01/05/2009 - Georgia's lieutenant governor says he doesn't like the idea of loosening the state's concealed weapons laws to allow guns in more public places.

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Motorists' habits spur call for tax increases

Posted: 01/02/2009 - Since motorists are driving fewer miles and buying less gasoline these days, the commission that oversees financing for transportation says it's time to raise the federal gas tax.

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An unbelievable 2008 for the Coliseum Authority

Updated: 12/31/2008 - We've been counting down to the New Year by looking at some of 2008's most memorable moments in Augusta. From run-ins with the law to back-to-back firings, the Augusta Coliseum Authority takes the cake.

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Unemployed in South Carolina will continue to get benefits

Updated: 09/16/2009 - Jobless South Carolina residents will continue to receive unemployment benefits. Gov. Mark Sanford on Wednesday announced he will request a federal loan of $146 million to pay the benefits though March.

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Augusta Commission hits and misses in 2008

Updated: 12/30/2008 - What words come to mind when we say Augusta commission? Be nice. Some new faces stepped to the plate this year. News 12's Chris Thomas has a look at the year's hits and misses.

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SC senator fined by Federal Election Commission

Updated: 12/22/2008 - The Federal Election Commission says U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint's campaign has agreed to pay $25,000 in fines for accepting donations that exceeded the legal limit.

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Where did the bailout money go?

Posted: 12/22/2008 - The Treasury Department has been dolling out cash to banks as part of the unprecedented financial bailout. But there's no system in place for monitoring what the banks are doing with the money.

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$600K goes to extra Housing Authority patrols; is it working?

Updated: 12/17/2008 - With so much controversy surrounding the Cherry Tree Crossing shooting, there's one group we haven't heard from until now. The Augusta Housing Authority is talking. Do you know the cost of making sure nothing like this ever happens?

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McDuffie County commissioners discuss money issues

Updated: 12/17/2008 - A commission meeting in McDuffie County on Tuesday focused primarily on money and how the county is spending it. Commissioners met to discuss that and other issues.

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SC budget cuts spur pay cuts for lawmakers

Posted: 12/16/2008 - House of Representatives Clerk Charles Reid said Tuesday that members of the chamber plan to go without that pay for three weeks in March and April and some are discussing forgoing legislative salaries.

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Electoral votes to be cast

Posted: 12/15/2008 - Presidential electors are gathering in Atlanta and other state capitals across the country to cast the votes that will formally elect Barack Obama as President.

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Tarver talks stimulus package, suggests delaying MCG expansion

Updated: 12/10/2008 - Everyone is using the "B" word lately...bailout. The state of Georgia is joining the chorus. Governor Sonny Perdue wants to borrow money to help create construction jobs. Senator Ed Tarver responds and talks jobs, budget, and possible cuts.

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Flooding still worries Hyde Park neighbors

Updated: 12/10/2008 - People who live in Hyde Park are worried again about flooding in their neighborhood. The city started to help fix the problem, but they left in the middle of the project to work on something else.

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SC House members filing bills on Day 1

Posted: 12/10/2008 - South Carolina legislators have filed bills that call for raising the state's cigarette tax, easing gun restrictions and outlawing payday lending.

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